Better than a slap in the face with a wet fish

Do you ever stop and wonder how particular sayings became about? For a long time, during my informative years, I was often referred to having an appearance like a famous ship. The Wreck of the Hesperus was actually a poem about a boat in a hurricane, first published in 1842. It quite obviously, got wrecked. It was in the 1950’s that the term … [Read more...]